BRADENTON, Fla. - The third-ranked Bowdoin College women's lacrosse team continued to roll, racking up a 15-3 win over St. Lawrence University on Tuesday in Florida.
The Polar Bears improve to 6-0 on the season, matching the best start for the program since 2006. The Saints fall to 1-1 on the campaign with the loss.
Bowdoin performed a clinic defensively, not allowing St. Lawrence to score for the first 32:32 of the game. For the second straight day, the Polar Bears received a four-goal effort from Emma Beecher while Megan O'Connor, Lindsay Picard, Clare McLaughlin, Olivia Raisner and Taylor Wilson had two goals apiece.
The Polar Bears led 8-0 at halftime and extended their lead to 10-0 early in the second period before permitting a goal. Bowdoin dominated the draw, winning 14 of 19 on the day as Wilson and Genna Warner had three draw controls apiece. Warner also scooped a team-high four ground balls and caused two turnovers. Sarah Freeman also had two caused turnovers and two ground balls for the Polar Bears.
In net, Isabel Sippel made four saves, permitting three goals over the first fifty minutes before giving way to Kayli Weiss, who made four saves in the final 9:46 of play.
Bowdoin will return to action up north this weekend with their next game on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. against eighth-ranked Middlebury.